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  • News Sources

    1. News Clearinghouses
      1. AJR Newslink
        http://www.newslink.org/
        The American Journalism Review hosts this portal site that offers links to online versions of newspapers from countries around the world. Click on "newspapers" in the upper left hand corner, and follow the links to the continent and country that interests you.
      2. Kiosk: Journal of Geo-Politics
        http://fowlerlibrary.com/Kiosk/
        A unique and innovative collection of online newspapers and other resources related to the political world. Using the drop-down menus, you can access the news in any country you like simply by selecting a region and clicking on the country or state name. A free resource published bi-weekly by Fowler's Internet Library. Boasts a current annual readership of over a million.
      3. One World Online
        http://www.oneworld.org/themes/country/index.html
        One World provides country-specific news information for all regions of the world. Information can be searched by country, today's headlines, theme, or by weekly news.
      4. OnlineNewspapers.com
        http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/
        Developed by Web Wombat, this metasite claims to index 10,000 online newspapers worldwide. It is organized by geographic area, nation, and state/province. A valuable resource.
      5. Sympatico NewsExpress--Newspapers and Magazines on the Web
        http://www1.sympatico.ca/Contents/News+Magazines/
        This site features a comprehensive listing of newspapers and magazines from around the world.
    2. International News Sources
      1. ABC News
        http://www.abcnews.com/

      2. CNN Interactive
        http://www.cnn.com/

      3. Le Monde
        http://www.lemonde.fr/

      4. Reuters News Service
        http://www.reuters.com/news/

      5. The Brookings Institution
        http://www.brook.edu/

      6. The Christian Science Monitor
        http://www.csmonitor.com/

      7. The Economist
        http://www.economist.com/

      8. The International Herald Tribune
        http://www.iht.com/

      9. The New York Times
        http://www.nytimes.com/

      10. The United Nations Foundation
        http://www.unfoundation.org

      11. The Washington Post
        http://www.washingtonpost.com/

      12. The Wire: News From the Associated Press
        http://wire.ap.org/

    3. Radio
      1. Common Ground Radio
        http://www.commongroundradio.org/
        Common Ground is a weekly radio series produced by the Stanley Foundation. Since 1980 Common Ground has been covering world affairs and the people who shape events. Programs feature analysis and discussion of a variety of issues of international importance including regions and countries in conflict, the United Nations, etc. Visit the Common Ground web site for a list of National Public Radio stations that broadcast Common Ground or listen to weekly broadcasts online. Free program transcripts are available online.
    4. Research Tools
      1. Atlapedia Online
        http://www.atlapedia.com/index.html
        Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
      2. CIA World Factbook
        http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
        The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for use by US Government officials. Resources included in the World Factbook can be reproduced without the permission of the CIA. A great resource for country-specific information including maps, statistics, and profiles. Visit the CIA Publications and Handbooks web site for information about other resources available from the Central Intelligence Agency.
      3. Library of Congress
        http://lcweb.loc.gov/
        The Library of Congress provides a number of resources including Thomas, a legislative information service that grants full text access to current bills under consideration in the Congress, as well as a guide to exhibitions, library services and research tools.
      4. UN InfoNation Database
        http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_infonation.htm
        Sponsored by the United Nations CyberSchoolBus, InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for Member States of the United Nations. You can compare statistics from seven different countries at the same time.
    5. Search Engines
      1. AltaVista
        http://altavista.digital.com/

      2. Dog Pile
        http://www.dogpile.com/

      3. Excite
        http://www.excite.com/

      4. HotBot
        http://www.hotbot.com/

      5. Infoseek
        http://www.infoseek.com/

      6. MultiCrawl
        http://www.multicrawl.com/

      7. Northern Light
        http://www.northernlight.com/

      8. Pathfinder
        http://www.pathfinder.com/welcome/

      9. Webcrawler
        http://webcrawler.com/

      10. Yahoo
        http://www.yahoo.com/

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